On July 31, EPA denied North Carolina’s attempt to reclassify part of our Lower Cape Fear River as “Swamp waters.” This is a huge win for our river and we are grateful for all of your support in making your voices heard to the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). They listened and announced on […]
Category: Cape Fear Swamp?
Introduction: Cape Fear Swamp?
Water quality management plans generally aim to attain, maintain or enhance water quality, but a recent such plan for managing a portion of the Lower Cape Fear River (LCFR) does the opposite. The LCFR is designated as a “Primary Nursery Area” and is therefore entitled to a higher level of protection due to its vital […]